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October 18 to October 24: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 18th, 2020 5:44pm MDT

This week is an extremely eventful one in Denver weather history with a wide variety of conditions having been experienced in the past. Wind and snow are probably the two most dominant items, none more so than the blizzard that struck 23 years ago on the 24th. That storm ravaged the city, closed the airport […]

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October 11 to October 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 11th, 2020 5:07am MDT

A very eventful week of weather in Denver weather history. Many notable items have occurred and many also incorporate one of two conditions – wind or snow. Probably the most famous event was the Bronco Blizzard on October 15, 1984. That storm which hit its height during a Monday Night Football game between the Broncos […]

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October 4 to October 10: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 4th, 2020 5:42am MDT

A very eventful week in Denver weather history with a wide variety of events from snow to summer-like severe weather. Most notable is five years ago today when multiple tornadoes touched down in the Brighton area.  Read more about all the events below and scroll to a bottom for videos of the 2004 tornadoes. From the […]

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September 27 to October 3: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 27th, 2020 6:02am MDT

With the end of summer and the arrival of fall, looking back at Denver weather history we start to see more mentions of snow.  It is of course not the only notable weather event this time of year.  We still have received severe thunderstorms, damaging winds, and 90 degree plus heat. From the National Weather […]

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September 20 to September 26: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 20th, 2020 4:56am MDT

Looking back at this week in Denver history we start to see more of the signs that summer is coming to an end and fall and winter are right around the corner.  Summer-like severe weather can still occur but we also start to see more cold temperatures and occasions with snow become more prevalent. From […]

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September 13 to September 19: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 13th, 2020 4:47am MDT

Weather conditions in Colorado can of course vary greatly and we always see that in our weekly look back in the history books.  For this week, we see a dizzying array of weather events from record setting temperatures in the 90’s and summer-like thunderstorms with tornadoes to an early arrival of winter that brought a […]

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September 6 to September 12: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 11:27am MDT

Colorado weather is certainly varied and this week’s look back at weather history proves that.  We have seen everything from deadly lightning, hail and severe winds to even snow during the second week of September.  Most notably however were the devastating – and deadly – floods of 2013. 1-7 In 1978…the temperature reached 90 degrees […]

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August 30 to September 5: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 5:09am MDT

As always, when looking at weather history we are reminded of the varied and sometimes dangerous weather conditions we have here in Colorado.  Our look this week we see high temperatures soaring to 97 degrees but also we see the earliest snowfall on record. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great […]

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August 23 to August 29: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 5:04am MDT

Quite the interesting week in Denver weather history.  Swarms of grasshoppers are the most unusual item we see but there is plenty of standard severe weather including tornadoes, landspouts, hail, lightning and much more. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th.  Thousands landed on […]

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August 16 to August 22: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 16th, 2020 4:58am MDT

August is usually considered one of the calmer weather months in Denver but as our look back in weather history for this week shows, that isn’t always the case.  Thunderstorms and all their associated dangers – lightning, flooding, tornadoes and more – all present a very real danger even this time of year. From the […]

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